SUV Headlights, Apple Self-Driving, & Audi A8 Teaser
June 13, 2017
Two midsize SUV’s are standing out among the competition for their headlights. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave a “good” rating to the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe and the 2017 Volvo XC60. The IIHS rated a total of 37 midsize and midsize luxury SUVs. For the complete list click here.
Hyundai has revealed the Kona compact SUV we told you about earlier this month. It’s a foot shorter than the Tucson. The company says gas or diesel engine options will depend on the market. Sales start later this month in Korea, then Europe and North America. Check out their video here.
Apple is revealing more about joining the race to put self-driving cars on the road. In an interview with Bloomberg Television, Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “we’re focusing on autonomous systems”. Bloomberg reports Cook was “hesitant” about Apple building its own car. They report the company has decided to “prioritize the underlying technology for autonomous driving”.
We’re getting an early look at the new Audi A8. The company has released a teaser video of the luxury sedan. The world premier is scheduled for July 11, 2017 at the Audi Summit in Barcelona.